Welcome to our online support area. Online support is our standard support package offered with all live tickets.
Like most businesses we’ve had to adapt to the post-Covid world. In order to be efficient and keep ticket prices down we are now a 100% online business. Our entire box office system is automated and answers to common questions can be found below. We no longer operate an over the phone or email contact system as standard but to assist guests have outlined common questions people have about our events below:
Still not sure? Arrive at the event a couple of minutes before registration opens and one of our friendly event crew will be happy assist.
For those who selected over-the-phone assistance you will have been emailed a designated contact number to call and our support line opening hours. Pleas note that over-the-phone support can't be added once your tickets have been purchased.
Who can attend The Post Mortem Live
The Post Mortem Live is built mainly for students and healthcare professionals studying healthcare courses and biosciences, many of our events are organised in partnership with universities and for 2021 will be held in event spaces both on and off university campuses.
The event is open to non-students as well as those with an interest in anatomy & physiology. The event is recommended for over 18s. However, 16/17 year olds are welcome with an adult.
What is included in my ticket?
Ticket prices include everything you need to take part in the event including basic PPE, hats, gloves, specimens and clinical consumables.
Can I buy a discounted ticket?
Students, NHS staff, Bluelight staff can purchase a discounted ticket. You will need to bring your staff/student card with you to the event. If you do not have your staff/student card, you will be asked to increase your ticket to the general ticket price.
Do I need to bring anything?
The only thing you need to bring is a pen, You should also bring a bottle of drinking water and any snacks you may need. You will not be permitted to eat or drink in the event space for health and safety purposes. Some events are held in close proximity to refreshment facilities however this cannot be guaranteed.
Are the specimens human?
No. We use state of the art special effects and specimens of porcine origin to replicate and simulate the post mortem experience.
Whats do I wear?
We advise loose comfortable clothes and shoes. You will need to be bare from the elbow down if you want to handle specimens so we advise leaving watches, bangles, rings and jewellery at home.
I have a disability can I attend?
All of our events are accessible to all members of the general public, arrive early ant talk to our friendly crew f you have any specific concerns about how your disability may affect your ability to fully take part.
I am eligible for discounted tickets but my friends aren't, can I use my discount for their tickets?
You may only be admitted on a discount ticket if you are eligible for a discount at the time of the event, we operate checks on students, blue light, NHS, MD and teaching staff discount tickets.
I cant make it any more can I change my ticket?
All tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
What time do I need to attend?
Registration begins at 0930. If you are under 18 you must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Event start and end times vary so attendees should check their tickets for the
What happens at the event?
The Post Mortem Live offers the chance to get hands on with real anatomical specimens of porcine origin contextualised into a simulated human body dissection. Using our state-of- the-art cadaver we’ll take you quite literally into the bowels of the post mortem process
where you’ll have the chance to get hands on with real specimens, conduct real technical dissection and even ascertain the cause of death. An experience like no other.
I can't find my ticket, what do I do?
All tickets are automatically emailed to you upon purchase. Please check your junk and spam folders. If you input the incorrect email at checkout then you will not receive your ticket. You will still be able to check-in at the event on the day by providing your name.